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Heating option for the Frunk!

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Grey on Grey, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. Grey on Grey

    Grey on Grey Banned

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    I was hoping Tesla would offer some sort of heating option for the Frunk for those of us who have to carry temperature sensitive baggage.
    I'm sure it could be a retrofit.
     
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    The heating/cooling loop goes through the frunk, but, the frunk is not insulated, so probably not possible to do it in practice.
     
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    Necessity notwithstanding, that is a pretty rarified request and may not measure up to economies of scale. AFAIK, even Tesla-level luxury ICE cars do not have that option (or for refrigeration, for that matter).
     
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    glhs272 Unnamed plug faced villian

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    Perhaps a thermoelectric cooler would suffice?
     
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    Put it in the trunk?
     
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    How about using a cooler with some heat packs?
     
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    Best to have a special box inside it, with 110/220v heating, and only if you really need it, with an upgrade which could pull the power from the battery, which will make it much costlier.
    Talk to your local pizza delivery, if you can't find anything off the shelf in a home improvement store or online..
     
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    Have anyone measured the temperatures inside the frunk when the outside temp is below freezing?
     
  9. Grey on Grey

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    Except Tesla level luxury ICE cars have an engine up front!
     
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    and they SUUUCK. where are you going to put your stuff with an engine in the way?

    Are you (still?) trolling? or really young? really confused by most of your posts

    do you want a warm engine in the front? is that the question/answer?
     
  11. Dborn

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    I would prefer to see frunk cooling selectable from the touchscreen and app. Extremely generally useful for groceries etc. also useful to keep food cool on long trips.
     
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    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    As someone who needs to travel 600mi/1000km r/t for groceries, let me vouch the technology exists for keeping items cool, or warm, in a most efficient manner.

    They're called coolers. As in Coleman.
     
  13. Grey on Grey

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    Zextraterrestrial,

    Unless I misunderstand you, I think you need to grow up with a comment like that?
    How old are you? 13?
     
  14. Chris Naps

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    Haha it seems to me that you are trying to turn a luxury sedan into a Sysco refrigerated / heated food transport vehicle.
     

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